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Compare Audi S3 (8Y) Sedan vs Audi RS 3 (8Y) Sedan

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50%
54%
Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Decent performance
  • Exclusive access to the inline-5 engine
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Rather weird proportions

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
325 L / 11.5 cu-ft
321 L / 11.3 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
9.8 L / 10.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
7.1 L / 7.5 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
520 kg / 1146 lbs
505 kg / 1113 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 375x36 mm
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 310x22 mm
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/40 R 18 92 Y XL
Front wheel tires: 245/35 R19 Rear wheel tires: 265/30 R19
Turning Circle
11.1 m / 36.4 ft
12.0 m / 39.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1415 mm / 55.7 in
1412 mm / 55.6 in
Size | Length
4504 mm / 177.3 in
4542 mm / 178.8 in
Size | Width
1816 mm / 71.5 in | 1984 mm / 78.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1851 mm / 72.9 in | 1984 mm / 78.1 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1545.0 mm / 60.8 in
1592.0 mm / 62.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1519.0 mm / 59.8 in
1524.0 mm / 60.0 in
Weight
1505.0 kg / 3318.0 lbs
1575.0 kg / 3472.3 lbs
Wheel Size
8 J x 18
Front wheel rims: 8J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 9J x 19
Wheelbase
2630 mm / 103.5 in
2631 mm / 103.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.8 sec
3.8 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.6 sec
3.6 sec
CO2 Emission
165 ~ 166 g/km
188 ~ 198 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
0.32
Fuel Economy
7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (highway)
8.2 L/100km / 28.7 MPG (combined) | 11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
EURO 6
Euro 6 d-ISC-FCM
Engine
DNF
DNW
Engine | Bore
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.3:1
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
2.5 L / 151.3 cu-in / 2480.0 cc
Engine | Power
310.0 hp / 231.2 kW @ 5450-6500 rpm
400.0 hp / 298.3 kW @ 5600-7000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
156.2 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
161.3 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000-5450 rpm
500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 2250-5600 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-5 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
7-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic S tronic
Automatic S tronic

Production

Availability
2020
2021
Debut
2020-08-11
Made In
Germany
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